Police Investigation Protocols for Cybercrimes

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Cybercrimes are criminal activities that are orchestrated via computer networks through the use of illegal means. In most countries, the threat of cybercrimes has forced governments to device specialized response units that monitor and offset the actions of cybercriminals (FBI, 2014). For instance, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has commissioned undercover police units to infiltrate online chat-rooms.

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Police Investigation Protocols for Cybercrimes PaperStudent's NameAffiliationDatePolice Investigation Protocols for CybercrimesIntroductionCybercrimes are criminal activities that are orchestrated via computer networks through the use of illegal means. In most countries, the threat of cybercrimes has forced governments to device specialized response units that monitor and offset the actions of cybercriminals (FBI, 2014). For instance, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has commissioned undercover police units to infiltrate online chat-rooms. These undercover operatives masquerade as minors, shoppers, and ordinary internet users with the intent of attracting cybercriminals (FBI, 2014). Two of most evasive online problems in the world are stopping the activities of pedophiles, and debit/credit card fraudsters. As such, undercover police officers mimic minors to apprehend pedophiles, and pretend to be "new online shoppers" to gain the attention of fraudsters (FBI, 2014).Computer Operating System Data use in InvestigationsFor such data to be used in the investigation of cybercrimes, given procedures must be employed to retrieve computer operating system data (NCA, 2014). The most helpful tool to use in the acquisition of computer operating system data is "fingerprinting". Fingerprinting involves the use of machine identification and network scanning techniques, to locate and isolate computers used in the commission of cybercrimes (NCA, 2014). The

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